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December 20, 2018 9:14 PM Jutanugarn, Lee to renew rivalry in Australia

The 2019 LPGA season promises early excitement with world No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn and rival Minjee Lee set to clash at the Women’s Australian Open championship from Feb. 14-17. Both players confirmed entry in the tournament at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, the Australian Golf Digest reported Thursday. Thailand’s Jutanugarn, 23, was the LPGA Tour Rolex 114

December 17, 2018 4:02 AM Miss Universe winner is Catriona Gray, 24, from Philippines

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, of South Africa, right, crowns new Miss Universe Catriona Gray, of Philippines, during the final of 67th Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.(Associated Press) Was it the “lava walk” that helped crown Catriona Gray of the Philippines as the new Miss Universe? Just one day before 199

December 14, 2018 10:15 PM Steve Harvey says he doesn't want to host the Oscars: 'I don’t want them digging up my past'

Steve Harvey is set to host the 2018 Miss Universe competition on December 16. (Byron Cohen via Getty Images) ET caught up with the 61-year-old comedian ahead of his hosting gig at the Miss Universe competition in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday and he shut down any speculation that he'd fill Kevin Hart's shoes on the Oscars stage. "Oh no, I can't host the Oscars 121

December 13, 2018 3:25 AM Alibaba-backed Lazada appoints new CEO; second change in 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lazada Group, a Southeast-Asian e-commerce company backed by Alibaba Group Holding, appointed Pierre Poignant as its new chief executive officer (CEO) on Thursday as part of its succession planning. Poignant, the company’s executive president, will succeed Lucy Peng as CEO with immediate effect, Lazada said in a statement. Peng will remain 155

December 9, 2018 2:45 AM Australia wants soccer player out of detention in Bangkok

CANBERRA, Australia – The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee soccer player to be immediately released from detention in Thailand. Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain. Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday she has raised the matter with her Thai counterpart 107

December 5, 2018 3:26 AM Apple assembler Foxconn considering iPhone factory in Vietnam -state media

HANOI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer and a key Apple Inc supplier, is considering setting up a factory in Vietnam to mitigate any impact of an ongoing trade war between the United States and China, Vietnamese state media reported. The move would be one of the first significant steps by a major company with large 150

November 19, 2018 4:00 AM Google-Temasek study sees $240 billion Southeast Asia internet economy by 2025

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to exceed $240 billion by 2025, a joint study by Google and Temasek Holdings showed, a fifth more than previously estimated, as more consumers use their smartphones to go online. The study, first published in 2016, encompasses ride-hailing, e-commerce, online travel and online media 124

November 14, 2018 2:26 AM Calls For a Ban on Child Boxing Grow in Thailand After the Death of a 13-Year-Old Boy

Calls to ban children from participating in Thai boxing have intensified following the death of a 13-year-old boy in a bout south of Bangkok Monday. Anucha Kochana, who boxed under the name Phetmongkol Por Peenapat, was killed after being knocked out in the third round of a match against a 14-year-old opponent, according to the Bangkok Post. Juvenile 74

November 12, 2018 3:10 PM Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines making AFF Cup defence hard for Thailand

Thailand's football chief wants a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title but has warned that the improving Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines squads make the 2018 edition that much harder. After winning the 2014 and 2016 titles, the War Elephants kicked off their defence in Bangkok last week with a 7-0 win over Timor Leste but are aware that the challenge 90

November 11, 2018 6:29 PM Lion Air plane crashes into pole week after fatal flight

Chiangmai, Thailand - February 26, 2014: HS-LTH Boeing 737-900ER of Thai lionair airline , landing to Chiangmai airport from Bangkok Don Muang Airport, thailand. (iStock) Just a week after a Lion Air 737 plane crashed claiming the lives of 189 people, another one of its planes has been involved in an accident during takeoff. Lion Air flight JT633 reportedly 105